#225 – Jeffrey Shainline: Neuromorphic Computing and Optoelectronic Intelligence

Jeffrey Shainline is a physicist at NIST working on. Note: Opinions expressed by Jeff do not represent NIST. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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Here’s the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.
(00:00) – Introduction
(05:56) – How are processors made?
(25:15) – Are engineers or physicists more important
(27:43) – Super-conductivity
(43:31) – Computation
(48:07) – Computation vs communication
(51:48) – Electrons for computation and light for communication
(1:02:32) – Neuromorphic computing
(1:27:23) – What is NIST?
(1:30:41) – Implementing super-conductivity
(1:38:20) – The future of neuromorphic computing
(1:57:54) – Loop neurons
(2:04:09) – Machine learning
(2:18:36) – Cosmological evolution
(2:25:44) – Cosmological natural selection
(2:43:05) – Life in the universe
(2:50:52) – The rare Earth hypothesis